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U.S. Department of Justice report: Baltimore police show bias, overuse force

Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, discusses the department's findings on the investigation into the Baltimore City Police Department as Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, right, listens on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 at City Hall in Baltimore.

BALTIMORE — The U.S. Justice Department and Baltimore police agreed to negotiate court-enforceable reforms after a scathing federal report released Wednesday criticized officers for using excessive force and routinely discriminating against blacks. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation into one of the country’s largest police forces, found that officers make …

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‘Russia, if you’re listening’: Trump’s plea to find missing Clinton emails

MIAMI – Donald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails. The Republican presidential nominee, holding a Wednesday press conference, said that the 30,000 missing emails from Clinton’s private email server would reveal “some beauties” and made an extraordinary plea for a foreign power to locate them. …

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Clinton turns to party’s stars to quiet Democratic firestorm

A member of the media shoots video during setup before the 2016 Democratic Convention, Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton’s campaign scrambled to extinguish a political firestorm over embarrassing hacked emails Monday, hoping a high-wattage line-up of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama and liberal favourite Bernie Sanders, would overshadow party infighting on the Democratic convention’s opening night. Clinton escaped one potentially ugly moment when outgoing …

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